HENDRICKSEN: Peder Hansen Hendricksen of Brooks, Alberta died in Brooks Health Centre on May 16, 1987 at the age of 83 years.
He was born at Hanning, Denmark and came to Nebraska in 1908 with his parents and to Canada in 1930 settling in Tilley. He farmed there until retiring in 1960 and moved to Brooks in 1986.
He was a charter member of the Bethany Lutheran Church in Tilley.
Surviving are his wife Christine of Brooks, a daughter Arlene Hunter and her special friend Louis Scheie, four grandchildren, Linda, Pat, Lyle and Dale and families all of Drumheller; four brothers, Harry of Brooks, Ewald of Tilley, Arne of Brooks and Carl of Tilley, two sisters, Anna Andersen of Brooks and Esther Sorensen of Hastings, Neb., and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was held at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Tilley on Tuesday, May 19 at 2 p.m. with the Reverend William Braaten officiating. Interment followed in the Bethany Lutheran Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Warren Hendricksen, Grant Hendricksen, Lyle Hunter, Dale Hunter, Stanley Pedersen and Ernest Pedersen.
If friends desire memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute, Lutheran Association of Missionary Pilots or the charity of their choice.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.